Camera Lucida

The Camera Lucida is an optical instrument used for drawing Microscopic objects. The camera lucida performs an optical superimposition of the object being viewed upon the drawing paper on which the diagram is drawing.

Continue reading “Camera Lucida”



Chaperones are proteins that assist the non-covalent folding or unfolding and the assembly or disassembly of other macromolecular structures. The first protein to be called a chaperone assists the assembly of Nucleosome from folded histones and DNA. These chaperones are concerned with the assembly of folded subunits into oligomeric structures.

Continue reading “Chaperons”